Frank Gilroy works closely with many of the orthopaedic specialists in Glasgow and Edinburgh including, Mr Graeme Hopper.
Mr Hopper is a Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon at Ross Hall Hospital in Glasgow. He specialises entirely in surgery of the knee with a particular expertise in sports knee injuries (knee arthroscopy and ACL reconstruction) and the treatment of early and late arthritis with treatment ranging from non-operative measures to knee replacement surgery (partial and total).
Mr Hopper underwent his fellowship training at the Centre Orthopedique Santy, FIFA Centre of Excellence in Lyon, France. He was also awarded the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) – Chelsea FC Sports Trauma Fellowship, the British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association (BOSTAA) fellowship, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG) travelling fellowship and the West of Scotland Orthopaedic Research fellowship.
Mr Hopper has a keen interest in clinical research, in particular sports injuries and joint preservation with numerous publications in this area. He is a member of the SANTI (Scientific ACL Network International) Study Group.
Clinical research published by Mr Hopper includes the following articles (click on the title to access the articles):
- Risk Factors for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Graft Failure in Professional Athletes: An Analysis of 342 Patients With a Mean Follow-up of 100 Months From the SANTI Study Group
- Satisfactory patient-reported outcomes at 5 years following primary repair with suture tape augmentation for proximal anterior cruciate ligament tears
- Combined Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair and Anterolateral Ligament Internal Brace Augmentation: Minimum 2-Year Patient-Reported Outcome Measures
- Does Degree of Trochlear Dysplasia and Position of Femoral Tunnel Influence Outcome After Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction?